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City Film Censors Were the Bane of Local Theater Owners

City Film Censors Were the Bane of Local Theater Owners
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In April 1914, the Pasadena Star reported that city officials were seeking censors “who are not extreme in any direction” to head a panel ensuring cinemagoers would not be exposed to lewd or immoral films. Though theater owners may have been dismayed, Pasadena’s censorship program delighted the moral watchdogs of the city. By March 1915, […]

Remembering Pasadena’s Palace of Rock

Remembering Pasadena’s Palace of Rock

It was 1981, and the auditorium of Pasadena’s Raymond Theatre was packed to the gills with excited teenagers and twentysomethings. Onstage, Wendy O. Williams, lead singer of the punk band the Plasmatics, had just spray-painted the word “F**K” onto an orange Chevy Nova that had been brought onstage. The crowd was going wild, having witnessed […]

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